A new academic study with a Harvard Business School pedigree finds that mixing collaborative and isolated creative approaches helps improve consistency while maximizing the potential for something great.
Are your members overwhelmed by messages from your association? The MemberClicks blog tackles how to block out communication fatigue. Also: It’s #CityHallSelfie Day—what’s that all about?
Following the Labor Department issuing its final rule on association health plans in June, three chambers of commerce are launching an AHP this month.
At critical moments, your members might appreciate a text message notification over an email or phone call. Here’s how three associations are using texting for advocacy, customer service, and dues renewal.
The American Philatelic Society’s membership numbers are well down from its 1980s peak. Youth engagement is central to its new recruitment strategy.
With a growing interest in apprentice programs among the public, associations are in a position to capitalize—and perhaps close those pesky labor gaps that grow every year. Check out a few examples of associations big and small offering such programs for their respective industries.
The American Institute of Architects announced a series of efforts that aim to improve school designs in a way that boosts security while keeping it invisible to students.
The American Numismatic Association’s “Numismatist of the Year” identified the United States’ first coin—and now it’s returning to Philadelphia thanks to an association meeting. Also: How to repurpose event content to extend its life span.
Associations have never had a monopoly on the concept of membership, but as it becomes more common online even for the smallest of creators (thanks, Patreon), now might be a good time to consider how to up your game—both with tech and strategy.
Convening in Vancouver provides resources to align meeting content, including a network of partners and a thriving life science community.